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Antique European Linen Holiday Decoration

Antique European Linen Holiday Decoration

Regular price $ 62.00 USD
Regular price $ 62.00 USD Sale price $ 62.00 USD
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This set of antique grain sack trees made from handwoven European linen will be a charming addition to your modern/farmhouse/country Christmas décor.

There are so many ways to use these charming trees in your rustic farmhouse Christmas setting. Place anywhere in your home to add a rustic country feel to Christmas.


  • Tall tree 12” high x 7” wide
  • Short tree 10” high x 7” wide
  • Antique European grain sack linen front
  • Vintage German mangle cloth linen back
  • Filled with premium polyfill
  • Set of one short tree and one tall tree as shown


The trees are made from antique handwoven European grain sack linen. The fabric is 90 - 140 years old and made from flax and hemp, grown by European farmers who wove the material by hand. Some linen fabrics feature stripe patterns that were woven in to identify the farmer's grain sacks when they took their grain to the local mill. Women weavers spent their evenings weaving this amazing linen. It took about one night to weave a 24-inch length of linen approximately 20 inches wide.

The backs of the trees are made from vintage German mangle cloth, a pure linen fabric from Germany about 50 - 80 years old.

When I first started working with antique European linen, I hoped to convey to my children a sense of history and an awareness of their European heritage. I also wanted my home to connect with nature by using natural materials, instead of man-made fibers. I can hardly tell you how much we have enjoyed the wonderful items made from this beautiful linen!


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